Welcome to San Antonio: Hidden Gem of the Lone Star State

The Lone Star State is home to one of the most unique and historic cities in the United States. San Antonio, Texas is a UNESCO World Heritage City of Gastronomy and the Culinary Capital of Texas with the best food arts fusions you will ever taste. An 11-day Fiesta. An incredible Riverwalk with an even more incredible back story. And some of the best art and architecture in America.

To inspire your next visit, 19 organizations in the city have partnered with Google Arts & Culture to create an immersive online experience featuring 60+ curated stories, 1,600+ artifacts, 100+ videos, and 5 sites captured in 360° Street View. You can explore different parts of the city’s culture, from the history of the Alamo to the present-day confluence of cultures, including Indigenous, Latino, German, Black, Asian to name but a few. Visit goo.gle/ExploreSanAntonio to discover these treasures.

Read on to discover seven of my favorite hidden secrets about the city.